Database

06.01.16
FBI chiefs want databases exempt from privacy protections
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FBI chiefs want databases exempt from privacy protections

The EFF has sent a letter to the bureau, demanding more time to debate and comment on the proposals.

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12.31.15
Twitter reinstates Politwoops for cataloging politicians' tweets
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Twitter reinstates Politwoops for cataloging politicians' tweets

The database of boneheaded tweets is back, for the sake of transparency.

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12.21.15
Database error publishes info of 3 million Hello Kitty fans
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Database error publishes info of 3 million Hello Kitty fans

The servers are now secure, but they hosted full names, email addresses, passwords and more, CSO reports.

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03.25.15
Public medical database aims to 'open-source' your body
03.25.15

Public medical database aims to 'open-source' your body

Science needs your private data to speed up breakthroughs. Researchers find it increasingly hard t...

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02.27.15
Uber data breach compromises IDs of 50,000 drivers
02.27.15

Uber data breach compromises IDs of 50,000 drivers

An Uber database containing the names and driver's license numbers of 50,000 current and former dr...

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11.19.14
Hackers tried to hold a Detroit city database hostage
11.19.14

Hackers tried to hold a Detroit city database hostage

Online criminals aren't just trying to extract ransoms from unsuspecting individuals; they're targ...

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10.14.14
French students built an interactive celebration of Marvel comics' 75-year history
10.14.14

French students built an interactive celebration of Marvel comics' 75-year history

Keeping tabs on all of Marvel's superheros is pretty challenging work -- the company has been publ...

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